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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $130 $0 $130
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $130 $0 $130
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 6251 D02 02/03/2012 03/07/2012 $130 $130 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202492492 Event: 08/29/2011Employee Sustains Fractures While Escaping Falling Tree
At approximately 4:50 p.m. on August 29, 2011, Employee #1, an experienced timber faller, was falling trees for a helicopter pick operation. Employee #1 stated the he made a "proper cut", just a little "high stumped". He was standing up hill on his back cut, but the tree kicked back. He had established an escape route prior to the cut. As he was getting out of the way, he lost his footing and fell. He was pinned between two trees and used a whistle for communication, which alerted a coworker to his location. He sustained multiple fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, caught between, tree, fall, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314573502 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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